Hyderabad, Apr 16 : Even as the Telangana Congress leaders are hoping that Party President Sonia Gandhi's visit to Karimnagar today will swing the fortunes in their favour in the coming General Elections, for Ms Gandhi it will be a case of a promise fulfilled.
By K Nageswara Rao Medak, Andhra Pradesh, Apr 16 : Medak that catapulted to fame after Indira Gandhi in 1980 contested and won from this backward region, will now see Telengana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Chief K Chandrashekhar Rao vying to win from his home turf amid rebel trouble.
Karimnagar, April 16 : Claiming that formation of Telangana state was not possible without the Congress, Sonia Gandhi Wednesday appealed to the people to vote for the party for a bright future and for development with peace and social justice.
Hyderabad, April 16 : TDP founder late N.T. Rama Rao's actor son N. Balakrishna Wednesday filed nomination for Andhra Pradesh assembly but his elder son N. Harikrishna criticised party chief and brother-in-law N. Chandrababu Naidu for denying him the ticket.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi, Chennai, April 16 : Filmmaker Praveen Sattaru, currently awaiting the release of Telugu anthology film Chandamama Kathalu, left high-paying job in the US and returned to India to chase his filmmaking dream. He says that the film industry is not a place to get rich because most people face losses in this business.
Hyderabad, Aprl 15 : Dubbing Lok Satta president Jaya Prakash Narayan as the marketing agent of TDP President Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress Party today asked him to close shop and merge his party with TDP.
Hyderabad, Apr 15 :In a true Tollywood style , the political battle of Mega Brothers - Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan and his brother and Union Minister Chiranjeevi is all set to make waves and also catch the attention of Kapu settlers and their fans in border districts of Karnataka - Kolar, Raichur and Gulbarga.
Chennai, April 16 : Popular southern villain Adithya Menon, known for films such as Eegaa, Mirchi and Billa, will soon be seen in a Hindi film titled Main Hoon Rajinikantha. Adithya will be essaying a character called Rajinikanth.
Hyderabad, Apr 15 : YSR Congress today claimed that its stand on N Chandrababu Naidu showing nepotism in pursing the World Bank-driven privatisation policy has been vindicated with the revelations of P C Parak in his book Crusader or Conspirator.
Hyderabad, Apr 15 : South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager P K Srivastava today said 'Nirbhaya' squad comprises of lady RPF constables and Ticket Examiners exclusively to conduct intensive checks to prevent male passengers from travelling in ladies coaches and to take care of the security needs of the women passengers.
Gooty, Ananthapuram dist, Apr 15 : YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today asked the people to vote for a leader who has credibility and is capable of steering the state towards development on one hand and carry out all welfare activities on the other, without taxing the people.
Hyderabad, Apr 15 : The city was enveloped under a blanket of saffron and the streets were decked with flags, banners and buntings for Hanuman Jayanti celebrations in which thousands of devotees participated in the 'Sri Veer Hanuman Shobha Yatra' organised by the Bajrang Dal, amid fervour, here today.
Hyderabad, Apr 15 : As Majlis-Ittehadul-Musalmeen chief Assaduddin Owaisi gets set to open his third innings from the historic Hyderabad Parliamentary seat -- a record ninth time by MIM -- there seems to be no stopping the Owaisi family juggernaut.
Kakinada, Apr 14 : Election observers deputed by the Election Commission today suggested to Collector and District Election authority Neethu Kumari to arrange for strict surveillance on the movement of vehicles strengthening the check posts to curb the inflow of cash and other material used to lure the voters by various contestants in the present elections.
Vijayawada Apr 14 : The efforts of former minister K Parthasarathi to contest on YSR Congress party ticket ultimately materialised as the party gave him the ticket to contest to the Lok Sabha from Machilipatnam Constituency. Mr Parthasarathi, representing BC community, was in dilemma for few months on whether to join the Telugu Desam Party or YSRCP.
Hyderabad, Apr 14 : BJP Spokesperson and MP Prakash Javadekar today claimed that the two books written by former bureaucrats have proved that Dr Manmohan Singh was the 'weakest and power-less' Prime Minister in the country.
Vijayawada Apr 14 : YSRCP president Y S Vijayalakshmi today said that to keep alive the ideology of former Chief Minister and her husband Y S Rajasekhar a Reddy, her son Y S Jaganmohan Reddy should become Chief Minister of the state.
Chennai, April 15 : Tamil actor Vishal Krishna, who can fluently speak Telugu, says the time has come for him to expand his market in Telugu filmdom as well as most of his films dubbed in the language have done relatively well.